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Beach Lifeguard

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Who Should Attend & What Will They Learn?

  • Anyone who works or looks to work as a professional lifeguard on a beach or swimming pool. 
  • This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a qualified pool/beach lifeguard. It covers the preparation, health and safety of a swimming pool and beach environment, and how to respond to pool emergencies and emergency situations in the swimming pool and in the beach as well.

Training Requirements:

General requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Good English verbal communication skills (understanding and reading)

Candidate must pass the below requirements:


  • Must be able to swim continuously in 200m in over 1.5m depth
  • Perform a surface dive & recover 4kg weight in 5m depth
  • Treads in water for at least 10 minutes.

Training Course Outlines:

  • Beach Rescue skills
  • Towing techniques
  • Use of rescue equipment
  • Rescue and treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • escapes and releases
  • Dealing with the public
  • Hazards on beaches and in the sea
  • Accident prevention and beach safety
  • Observation and supervision on the beach
  • Systems of work and communication
  • Spinal injury management on the Beach 
  • First Aid and CPR-AED
  • Oxygen administration

Pool Lifeguarding:

  • Diverse rescue skills                        
  • Towing techniques
  • Casualty recognition
  • Use of rescue equipment
  • Accident prevention and pool safety
  • Observation and supervision
  • Spinal Cord injury management
  • First Aid and CPR-AED

Course Duration & Examination Assessment:

 5 days (full course including pool certification)

 100% attendance is required

Beach Training and Examination Duration is 36 Hours as following:

  Practical and theoretical training: 32 Hours.

  Written exam:         1.5 hours

 Practical exam:        2.5Hours

 Candidates that hold a valid DRASSA Academy in Pool Lifeguarding can complete the beach skills assessment in 1 Day as following

 Practical and theoretical training for 5 Hours.

 Written exam:         1 hour

 Practical exam:        1 Hour

Certification & Validity:

After successfully completing the full training you will be ready for a practical and written assessment for your EIAC certificate

  • Beach Lifeguard
  • A Certificate and a License (ID card) internationally recognized Beach Lifeguard from DRASSA Academy and approved by Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC) formerly known as DAC and Abu Dhabi quality and conformity council (ADQCC), valid for 2 years. 
  • A Certificate for First Aid and CPR/AED approved by Dubai corporate ambulance services (DCAS), valid for 2 years.


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